Shops & Markets

Two new independent fashion retailers open in Hale village

By David Prior at

Two new independent fashion retailers have opened in Hale village.

Bridal boutique Pretty White Dress has moved into the vacant unit at 16 Victoria Road.

It’s a first shop for owner Sara Hassan, an experienced bridal retailer.

She said: “I’m absolutely delighted to be starting up my first bridal boutique in Hale. Having grown up in Altrincham, I always knew I wanted my business to be local as I love the area so much.

Owner Sara Hassan inside Pretty White Dress

“Hale is the perfect spot, my brides can make their bridal appointments extra special by making a day of it, buying some new clothes in Suka next door, grabbing a cheeky froyo, having lunch in one of the fabulous restaurants or even a celebratory drink at one of the trendy bars.

“It’s great to have so many lovely businesses on our doorstep and we can’t wait to join the community.”

Altrincham-based Suka Boutique has opened its second outlet next door, at 18 Victoria Road.

It has moved into the former Vanilla unit.

Suka Boutique has opened in the former Vanilla shop on Victoria Road

Owner Sue Sellors said: “After a busy week preparing the new shop we opened a few weeks ago and are enjoying working in Hale village.”

Both shops comprise 600 sq ft and have been taken on six-year leases.

Regional Property Solutions let the units on behalf of a private pension landlord.